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Vaishno Devi Stampede: 12 Dead and 14 Injured; A Compensation Of 10 Lakh By J&K Government

Vaishno Devi Overrun on New Year's Eve takes away lives of 12 people and leaves 14 injured. This incident took place on 1st January 2022 at early morning hours in Katra. Common people claims that the mismanagement by the authorities are responsible for this mishap. As there was no check on the number of people entering the shrine has led to this incident. This is the first ever stampede which took place at Vaishno Devi Shrine. As soon as news poured on social media it became viral as most of the states are under covid protocol. So, presence of such massive crowd raises a question mark on the functioning of the centre led J&K union territory. PM Modi also forwarded his condolences on this incident. PMO also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from PMNRF who died in the mishap. ...

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